Join us for a week 1 progress update on Project Empower as the team continue their 3000-mile row across the Atlantic Ocean. We discuss the initial challenges faced by Damian and Fergus and what they can expect in the coming days.
Radix Technical Director Mike Rudling and Head of Applied Nutrition Luke Stevens discuss what a personalised nutrition strategy looks like for Team Project Empower as they attempt to row across the Atlantic Ocean and break a world record!
In this episode, we talk with ocean rowing expert Chris Martin, the ground contact and weather router for Project Empower. Chris shares his journey from elite rowing into ocean rowing, including what took place during his gruelling first-ever row across the Atlantic. He also provides us with an update on how the Project Empower team are progressing.
We’re joined by elite racewalker and Olympic athlete Jemima Montag. She has recently returned home from the 2022 Commonwealth games, after winning gold in the 10,000-metre event. In addition to her sporting accomplishments, Jemima is also a full-time medical student, and international Olympic committee young leader, who is pioneering a program to help break barriers for young women in sport. We spoke to Jemima about common misconceptions associated with the sport of race walking, her involvement with project supernova at the Australian institute of sport, and her holistic approach to preparing for elite-level competition.
Learn more about world champion paddle boarder Lincoln Dews. We discuss his background in Ironman racing and how it's shaped his approach to competing at an elite level in ocean sports today. Lincoln also shares all the details on his most recent challenge- The Yukon River Quest, a gruelling 715km paddle race in Canada. We get an insight into the preparation required for such an event and hear more about his tactics & strategy. He shares what it takes to remain mentally resilient and how to perform even when it feels like things are going wrong. Lincoln also gives us an exciting update on his next big challenge!